Malaysian artist's new woodcuts reflect calm found in a jungle garden


A close-up detail of Hieng's 'Under The Banana Tree' (woodcut print on Fabriano Rosapina rag paper) to be shown at his Rimbun Dahan residency show in Selangor on Oct 17. Photo: Ong Hieng Fuong

Emerging artist and printmaker Ong Hieng Fuong’s latest artwork series, produced during his residency at private arts space Rimbun Dahan in Selangor, mirrors the world around him.

It is quite literal: for this new body of work, he swaps his usual “kampung figures” for intricate jungle garden scenes.

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